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Reflex, Startle MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Reflex, Startle
Tree Number(s)
E01.370.376.550.650.800
E01.370.600.550.650.800
F02.830.702.807
G11.561.731.869
Unique ID
D013216
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013216
Annotation
human & animal
Scope Note
A complex involuntary response to an unexpected strong stimulus. The reaction involves physical movement away from the stimulus, MUSCLE CONTRACTION and limb flexion, BLINKING, and changes in HEART RATE, BLOOD PRESSURE, and RESPIRATION.
Entry Term(s)
Acoustic Startle Reflex
Reflex, Moro
Startle Reaction
Startle Response
See Also
Prepulse Inhibition
Public MeSH Note
2015; STARTLE REFLEX was indexed under STARTLE REACTION 1966-2014; ACOUSTIC STARTLE REFLEX was indexed under STARTLE REACTION 1973-2014; REFLEX, MORO was indexed under REFLEX 1952-2014
History Note
2015(1954); use STARTLE REACTION 1966-2014, use REFLEX 1954-1965
Date Established
1969/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/07/01
Reflex, Startle Preferred
Reflex, Moro Related
Acoustic Startle Reflex Narrower
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